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Noun: cottontail  'kó-t(u)n,teyl
  1. Common small rabbit of North America having greyish or brownish fur and a tail with a white underside; a host for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
    - wood rabbit, cottontail rabbit

Derived forms: cottontails

Type of: coney, cony, rabbit

Part of: genus Sylvilagus, Sylvilagus

Encyclopedia: Cottontail